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Alanine

non-polar

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Glycine

non-polar

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Valine

non-polar

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Leucine

non-polar

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Isoleucine

non-polar

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Proline

non-polar

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Methionine

Non-polar

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Phenylalanine

Non-polar

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Tyrosine

Non-polar

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Tryptophan

Non-polar

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Serine

Polar

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Cysteine

Polar

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Threonine

Polar

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Aspargine

Polar

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Glutamine

Polar

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Histidine

Postitively charged

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Lysine

Positively charged

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Arginine

Positively charged

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Aspartic Acid

Negatively Charged

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Glutamic Acid

Negatively Charged

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Amino acids found within the core of a folded protein molecule where they are shielded from H2O

 Valine, Leucine, Isoleucine

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Non polar amino acids found on the surface of proteins due to ability to form turns

Glycine and Proline

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